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John Wesley Cobb

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Portrait of John Wesley Cobb. Date unkown. Image kindly provided by Jocelyn Henry (October 2018). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of John Wesley Cobb. Date unkown. Image kindly provided by Jocelyn Henry (October 2018). Im …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Wesley AWMM
  • Surname
    Cobb AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/35 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 April 1892 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Care of A. G. Hoar, Eketahuna, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Harriet Sophia Cobb, care of R.C. Cobb, Morris Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/35 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reference to John Wesley Cobb in 'New Zealand at the Front', 1917 issue, page141. This was a magazine written, published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 June 2020KirstenSao Paulo, BrazilOther relative
21 March 2019JocelynNew ZealandOther relative
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